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A Language for the Inward Landscape: Spiritual Wisdom from the Quaker Movement

By Brian Drayton and William P. Taber Jr. Tract Association of Friends, 2016. 180 pages. $20/hardcover. Late in the fourth [鈥

Paul Buckley is a member of Community Friends Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of numerous articles and books on Quaker history, faith, and practice. His most recent book is The Essential Elias Hicks.


Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist鈥檚 Point of View

By Tim Crane. Harvard University Press, 2017. 224 pages. $24.95/hardcover or eBook. 鈥淚 don鈥檛 believe you / You had the [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Seeker鈥檚 Theology: Christianity Reinterpreted as Mysticism

By John G. Macort. Self-published, 2016. 231 pages. $9.50/paperback. John Macort, formerly an Episcopalian priest but long acquainted with Friends [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting, allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: April 2018 Books, Healing, Quaker Book Reviews
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Being Quaker鈥here you are: A Journey Among Isolated Friends in the Northwest

By Sakre Kennington Edson. Western Friend, 2017. 244 pages. $20/paperback; $9/eBook. In the middle of an overly full week, I [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Friends Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare Meeting in Henniker, N.H.


Posted in: February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017
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By Law of Grace: A Journey with the People of the Streets, a Personal Experience

By Heidi Blocher. Apprenticeship to Jesus, 2016. 120 pages. $7 suggested donation/paperback. Heidi Blocher, a New England Friend who has [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith

By Ruah Swennerfelt. Quaker Institute for the Future Focus Book 10, 2016. 111 pages. $15/paperback; free PDF available at quakerinstitute鈥.org. [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting, allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Early Quakers and Their Theological Thought: 1647鈥1723

Edited by Stephen W. Angell and Pink Dandelion. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 340 pages. $120/hardcover; $96/eBook. 鈥淎n institution is the [鈥

Brian Drayton attends Souhegan Meeting (Allowed) in Wilton, N.H.


Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture

By C. Wess Daniels. Pickwick Publications, 2015. 223 pages. $27/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Quakerism, most agree, is in need of renewal. There [鈥

Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare (N.H.) Meeting.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Christ Actually: The Son of God for the Secular Age

By James Carroll. Viking, 2014. 352 pages. $30/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. In every age, Christ has presented a challenge: to interpret, to [鈥

Brian Drayton is a member of Weare (N.H.) meeting.


Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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Love Is Rigorous

I am embarrassed but glad to confess that for many years now, a watchword for me has been the title [鈥

Brian Drayton, an ecologist working in science education, is a member of Weare (N.H.) Meeting in New England Yearly Meeting, and a recorded minister. He is the author of On Living with a Concern for Gospel Ministry, and more recently the Pendle Hill Pamphlet James Nayler Speaking.


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